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New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2010

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

The New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2010 makes a number of amendments to the 2000 Act

Making complaints: a guide for mental health users

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

The Human Rights Commission has released a guide to help people make a complaint about a service or treatment received for a mental health issue

Online social media and maintaining medical professionalism

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

The Australian Medical Association, NZMA, New Zealand Medical Students' Association, and Australian Medical Students' Association have jointly developed a guide entitled "Social Media and the Medical Profession" to assist doctors and medical students to maintain professional standards when using online social media

New guidance aimed at aged care and disability support workers

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

The HDC has published two new guidance documents

Tribunal orders social worker to pay $100,000 damages for financial exploitation

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

A social worker who accepted gifts from a client valued at approximately $55,000, has been ordered to pay a total of $100,000 in damages to the client

Challenge to validity of search warrant for medical practice dismissed

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an application for judicial review which challenged the validity of a search warrant issued on behalf of the Ministry of Health to search and seize documents from a medical practice

Nurse suspended for theft of patient's wallet

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

A registered nurse who was found to have misappropriated cash and cards from a patient's wallet while the patient stayed overnight on a ward, has been found guilty of professional misconduct

Secure residential facility referred to the Director of Proceedings

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

A secure residential facility has been referred to the Director of Proceedings following an investigation into the care provided to one of its residents

New Health Care Assistant guidelines

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

A new Health Care Assistant (HCA) guideline has been developed to clarify the role of the non-regulated HCA workforce and its relationship with professional nursing services working within general health acute care settings in DHBs

Responding to Social Crisis Incidents: police discussion paper

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 21 2010

A discussion paper entitled "Responding to Social Crisis Incidents" was released recently by the Police Tactical Options Community Reference Group